[b-hebrew] Hebrew and English word order

David Kummerow farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 5 20:43:10 EDT 2005


de Regt's paper has actually been published:

de Regt, Lénart. "Hebrew Syntactical Inversions and their Literary 
Equivalence in Robert Alter's Translation of Genesis." The Bible Translator 
54 (2003): 111-121.

Regards,
David Kummerow.


>To all discourse analysists out there!
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>I recently re-read Lenart de Regt?s paper critiquing Alter?s translation of 
>Genesis, and specifically his use of word-order. One thing that Alter 
>doesn?t really discuss is how English handles topic, contrastive focus, and 
>salient information. In order to properly critique Alter one would need to 
>know this. Who has done work on discourse analysis of English?
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>REF:
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>Hebrew Syntactical Inversions and their Literary Equivalence in Robert 
>Alter?s Translation of Genesis, unpublished paper from seminar on Hebrew 
>Discourse Features at HG, UK, Autumn 2002.
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>David Gray
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